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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community, protect our staff, and avoid overwhelming our health care system, ARCH is operating remotely until further notice. We are asking that anyone requiring our services not come to our office in-person. Please contact us via telephone or email. We will not have access to our TTY.
ARCH will close at 3 pm on Friday, May 15th. We will also be closed on Monday, May 18th for Victoria Day. We will reopen with our remote services and our regular business hours on Tuesday, May 19th.
Sending an email or leaving a voicemail message to ARCH Disability Law Center does not constitute a retainer nor does it mean that ARCH is your lawyer. Please do not send confidential information about your case to ARCH before you speak with a lawyer.
ARCH’s office hours are: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.
ARCH’s in-person and telephone summary advice and referral service is closed between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM each day, and all day on Thursdays.
Tel. Toll-free: 1-866-482-2724
TTY Toll-free: 1-866-482-2728
Fax Toll-free: 1-866-881-2723
General inquiries email: email@example.com
If you are seeking legal information from ARCH, and cannot contact us via telephone due to disability-related reasons, we can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include both your first and last name when emailing ARCH for legal information.
If you are calling when our office is closed and you require urgent legal advice, you may access the Law Society Referral Service at www.lawsocietyreferralservice.ca or via telephone at 1-855-947-5255 or 416-947-5255 (within the GTA).
ARCH Disability Law Centre is located at 55 University Avenue in Toronto. Our office is on the 15th floor. The nearest subway is the accessible St. Andrew station. For directions from the subway to our office go to www.archdisabilitylaw.ca/directional-description-to-arch
Please note that as of Monday, January 13, 2020, the parking elevator at 55 University will be taken out of service for a mechanical modernization for approximately 8 weeks. This elevator services the Ground Floor, Retail Concourse and parking garage at 55 University.
During the time that this elevator is unavailable, visitors can use other accessible parking services close to 55 University Avenue. If you are arriving by subway, please take the subway elevator to street level and enter the building through the main street level doors.
At ARCH, we try our best to keep our office and events free of scents and fragrances. These may cause health problems for staff and visitors. We ask for your cooperation by not wearing perfumes, aftershave, lotions or any other scented products when visiting us.